A Gisborne woman charged with murdering her partner has been granted bail.

Stacey Woods entered no plea during her appearance this morning at the Gisborne District Court.

She is charged with murdering 29-year-old Douglas Tupaea, whose body was found at a house in the city last weekend.

A post mortem examination showed he died of a single stab wound to the chest.

Woods will reappear in court next month.